We have inserted the elastic into the neckline and sleeve casings but have not sewn it permanently yet. We’ll adjust the fit if needed, then stitch the elastic in place permanently.
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Time to put in your sleeves and create those lovely elastic casings!
I personally like to use an invisible zipper foot. However, many swear by using a regular zipper foot, and there are plenty of tutorials on line for that method.
It’s finally time to really start sewing! We’re going to do steps 1-5, which will get us all the way to inserting the zipper.
Take a good look at the cutting layouts before you start. This blouse doesn’t take much fabric (hallelujah!) and the cutting layouts were designed to minimize your fabric usage.
Are you ready to get started on your Rita Blouse? One of the most important steps in making this blouse is analyzing your body measurements versus the Size Chart and the Finished Measurement Chart.
My absolute favorite fabrics for this blouse are rayons and lightweight cottons like lawn or voile.
Join me in a sew-along for my the Charm Patterns Rita Blouse. This is a perfectly vintage peasant blouse that pairs well with pants and skirts alike!